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Patient-Specific Stem Cells

Deepak A. Lamba
March 15, 2017

One of the biggest challenges faced in medical research had been to create accurate and relevant models of human disease. A number of good animal models have been developed to understand the pathophysiology. However, not all of them reflect the human disorder, a classic case being Usher’s syndrome...

Understanding Batch Chemical Processes: Modelling and Case Studies

Thokozani Majozi, Esmael R. Seid, Jui-Yuan Lee
February 22, 2017

Batch chemical processes, so often employed in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical fields, differ significantly from standard continuous operations in the emphasis upon time as a critical factor in their synthesis and design. With this inclusive guide to batch chemical processes, the author...

Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context, Second Edition

Ashim K. Datta
January 23, 2017

This substantially revised text represents a broader based biological engineering title. It includes medicine and other applications that are desired in curricula supported by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, as well as many bioengineering departments in both U.S. and...

Biofuels: Production and Future Perspectives

Ram Sarup Singh, Ashok Pandey, Edgard Gnansounou
October 21, 2016

This will be a comprehensive multi-contributed reference work, with the Editors being highly regarded alternative fuels experts from India and Switzerland. There will be a strong orientation toward production of biofuels covering such topics as biodiesel from renewable sources, biofuels from...

Environmental Biotechnology: Biodegradation, Bioremediation, and Bioconversion of Xenobiotics for Sustainable Development

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Muniswamy David, Mohd Azmuddin Abdullah
October 14, 2016

With focus on the practical use of modern biotechnology for environmental sustainability, this book provides a thoughtful overview of molecular aspects of environmental studies to create a new awareness of fundamental biological processes and sustainable ecological concerns. It covers the latest...

Marine Glycobiology: Principles and Applications

Se-Kwon Kim
September 20, 2016

Marine glycobiology is an emerging and exciting area in the field of science and medicine. Glycobiology, the study of the structure and function of carbohydrates and carbohydrate-containing molecules, is fundamental to all biological systems and represents a developing field of science that has...

Advances in Technologies for Producing Food-relevant Polyphenols

Jose Cuevas Valenzuela, Jose Rodrigo Vergara-Salinas, Jose Ricardo Perez-Correa
September 01, 2016

The growing concern for human wellbeing has generated an increase in the demand for polyphenols, secondary plant metabolites that exhibit different bioactive properties. This increasing demand is mainly due to the current applications in the food industry where polyphenols are considered essential...

Biotechnology Operations: Principles and Practices, Second Edition

John M. Centanni, Michael J. Roy
September 01, 2016

This book describes seven areas in the field of biotechnology operations as practiced by biopharmaceutical firms and nonprofit institutions. Revisions focus upon changes that have occurred in several areas over the past six years, with emphasis on regulatory, biomanufacturing, clinical and...

Marine OMICS: Principles and Applications

Se-Kwon Kim
August 26, 2016

This book provides comprehensive coverage on current trends in marine omics of various relevant topics such as genomics, lipidomics, proteomics, foodomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutrigenomics, pharmacogenomics and toxicogenomics as related to and applied to marine biotechnology, molecular...

Synthetic Biology Handbook

Darren N. Nesbeth
April 13, 2016

The Synthetic Biology Handbook explains the major goals of the field of synthetic biology and presents the technical details of the latest advances made in achieving those goals. Offering a comprehensive overview of the current areas of focus in synthetic biology, this handbook: Explores the...

Applied Molecular Biotechnology: The Next Generation of Genetic Engineering

Muhammad Sarwar Khan, Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Debmalya Barh
March 22, 2016

Applied Molecular Biotechnology: The Next Generation of Genetic Engineering explains state-of-the-art advances in the rapidly developing area of molecular biotechnology, the technology of the new millennium. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in their respective fields, this...

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
December 18, 2015

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...